Tag Archives: Board of Education

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School board takes step towards transfer

REGION 16 — For the second time in as many years, school officials are looking to appropriate some surplus funds into a capital non-recurring account. The Region 16 Board of…

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NHS to add life skills class

NAUGATUCK — The course load for Naugatuck High School freshmen will include life skills starting in the fall. The Board of Education approved a new class, 7 Habits of Highly…

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Board lowers high school parking fee

NAUGATUCK — Students who drive to Naugatuck High School will be able to do so for cheaper next school year. The Board of Education voted last week in favor of…

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School board backs spending plan

NAUGATUCK — The Board of Education unanimously approved Superintendent of Schools Sharon Locke’s proposed 2015-16 school budget last week. The proposed total operating budget is $69.2 million, which includes grant…

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Graduation moving back to high school

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck High School Class of 2015 will graduate on its home turf. Graduation was held at the Palace Theater in Waterbury the last two years due to…

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Audit shows surplus in school budget

REGION 16 — Region 16 officials are targeting surplus funds to continue roof repairs at Woodland Regional High School. An audit of the 2013-14 school budget showed Region 16, which…

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Board returns to original office plan

REGION 16 — The plan for a new Region 16 district office has come full circle. The Region 16 Board of Education, which oversees schools in Beacon Falls and Prospect,…

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Proposed budget removes home ec

NAUGATUCK — Nutrition, cooking, sewing, budgeting, using a checkbook. These are among the skills that won’t be taught at Naugatuck’s only public middle school if the proposed education budget is…

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Board seeks technology grant

REGION 16 — Region 16 will pursue a state grant that will allow for technology upgrades in the district. The Board of Education on Wednesday authorized the district to apply…

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Committee recommends full-day K

REGION 16 — The recommendation is in and it’s unanimous — Region 16 should implement full-day kindergarten in the 2015-16 school year. “We were really careful to examine both the…